Webmaster's Note: Because the BikeAbout team is traveling in smaller groups for a little while, we have changed the format of the journal slightly. The dispatches for Turkey will be presented in geographical rather than chronological order. To view the chronological order, go to the itinerary.

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At 6:00 PM
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Sunrise (local): N.A.
Sunset (local): N.A.
55°F sunny
Traveled Since Last Dispatch
24 mi / 38 km

2783 mi / 4491 km
Lat: N.A.
Lon: N.A.
Elev: 2050 ft / 625 m

[Webmaster's note: This dispatch covers the days from February 11 to February 12. The almanac data refers to February 12.]

Fast Facts

Where We Are: Mugla click to view a map
Where We're Staying: Drogun Otel
Places We Visited: Marmaris Internet Café, huge mountain without a name, forest
Featured Site: Sunset on the sea from the huge mountain without a name
Person of the Day: Tharrini the monastic click to view a photograph
What We Ate:
Food of the Day: sebzela corba — vegetable stew
Breakfast: bread and jam, coffee
Lunch: fruit, cheese, yogurt, bread
Dinner: sebzela corba, rice, salad
Olive Count: 1750
Word of the Day: Rakim is the Turkish word describing "elevation above sea level"
Tech Fact of the Day: A lokanta or lokantasi is an inexpensive Turkish cafeteria; a "restaurant" is not.
Flat Count (Cumulative): 20
Broken Spoke Count (Cumulative): 26
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Next Stop: Milas and Bodrum!

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